Archive for the ‘College Football’ Category

College Football Rankings

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

NCAA Football Rankings College football rankings are all-important in Division I NCAA football. Whoever is ranked highest in the final polls will qualify for the BCS bowl games, specifically the BCS Championship game. The BCS rankings are based on a variety of criteria, including record, margin of victory, strength of schedule and rank in the coaches poll. Playing in one of the BCS conferences helps, while playing in certain regions of the county helps. The result is a college football system le

College Football Schedule

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

Who Schedules College Football Games? A college football schedule is more important than it ever has been in NCAA football, because strength of schedule is a factor in determining BCS rankings. Coaches who know how to plan their schedule can plan early tuneups and tests, while preparing the team for the upcoming conference schedule. Many major college teams these days schedule one tough opponent early in the year, because that opponent will help with strength of schedule, but an early season los

College Football Recruiting

Monday, December 28th, 2009

College Football Recruiting Explained College football recruiting is the period when college football coaches from universities across America try to persuade high school and junior college football players to sign a letter of intent to attend their college the next year. The college football recruiting period lasts from the summer of one year to the first Wednesday of February the next year, when recruitment culminates with the “National Signing Day”. National Signing Day The Nation

University of Michigan Football

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Michigan Wolverines Football University of Michigan Football is going through a rough phase right now, but the Michigan Wolverines are one of the storied programs in all of college football. The Wolverine helmets are considered by many college football fans to be the best looking helmet design in the NCAA, while the OSU-Michigan Rivalry has traditionally been about as pivotal as any in football over the past hundred years. Certainly, the Michigan Wolverines’ yearly battle with their cros

University of Hawaii Football

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Hawaii Warriors Football The University of Hawaii football program is an NCAA Division I college football team most commonly known as the Hawai’i Warriors. Hawaii’s football team has existed since 1909 and has a career 510-381-26 record. These days, the Hawaii Warriors compete in the Western Athletic Conference, generally known as the WAC. Hawaii University football has a proud and growing tradition, despite facing recruiting challenges being 5 times zones away from the American East

Mizzou Football

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Missouri Tigers Football “Mizzou Football” is a nickname given to the football program of the Missouri Tigers, a college team in the Big 12 Conference’s North Division. Mizzou is simply a shortened name sometimes given to the University of Missouri by its fans and alumni. The Missouri Tigers have been a traditionally middle-rung football team in the Big 12 and the Big Eight Conference before it, though the team has a 63-42 record in 9 years under current Mizzou coach, Gary Pink

VA Tech Football

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Virginia Tech Hokies Football “VA Tech Football” is the shortened form of the Virginia Tech football program. VA Tech football teams have been in bowl games every year since 1993 and are perennially among the Top 20 football programs in college football. The Virginia Tech Hokies have sent several famous football players to the NFL, including Bruce Smith and Michael Vick, who were the 1st picks in two NFL drafts: 1985 and 2001, respectively. Frank Beamer is the architect of VA Tech fo

Notre Dame Football

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Notre Dame Football is the most famous college football team in American sports. Notre Dame was the premier football program in college football for much of the 20th century. The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame are still the only college football program to ever have an exclusive rights television contract with a major tv network, NBC. For the past 18 years (since 1991), Notre Dame has had every home football game broadcast on NBC, and Notre Dame still has the rec

How To Be the Best Linebacker

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Tips For Being a Linebacker There are a lot of skills that go into being a linebacker. You have to be strong enough to fight off blockers bigger than you and quick enough to tackles runners smaller than you. You have to have anticipation of what the offense is trying to do, so you don’t get faked out and end up on the wrong part of the field. But you have to be the most aggressive player on the field, always willing to take on the ball carrier and dish out a hit. Being the best linebacker

How To Predict Winners in College Football

Friday, October 30th, 2009

How To Pick Winners in NCAA Football Games Predicting winners in college football is easy, if you aren’t picking football games against the line. When you are predicting college football games against a Las Vegas line, your job becomes a whole lot more difficult. That being said, there are ways to predict college football game results and be consistently successful at it. Check the Injury Report If key injuries happen to one team, that tip the favor towards one team in the bet. That’